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Urban & Land Use Planning

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  • The Canadian Cityby Roger Kemble

    Harvest House 1989; US$ 9.99

    Architect and artist Roger Kemble has demonstrated his ideas of urban design with images from sixteen major Canadian cities?among others. He has walked, measured, and sketched their streets, squares and places, scanned their horizons, probed the relationships between structures, land and landscape with unprecedented energy. More significantly, he... more...

  • Design Guidelines in American Citiesby John Punter

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50

    This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities – Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on lighting design, this title presents several different planning and design tasks systematically, and illustrates specific solutions. In addition to articulating basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, it elucidates artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...

  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00

    Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...

  • The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planningby B. Waterhout

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...

  • Turning a Town Aroundby Anthony Hall

    Wiley 2008; US$ 110.00

    This good practice guide addresses practical action and shows planners and developers how to incorporate design principles into policy, make design briefing effective, and prepare for successful negotiation. more...

  • Environmental Indicators for Building Designby O. Guerra Santin

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 73.00

    The ultimate goal of building and construction ? in relation to environmental issues ? is to construct in an environmentally neutral way; or, as the Brundtland Report states, to consume in such a way that our children have the same choices that we have. Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. But in accordance with the... more...

  • Contracting for Better Placesby M. van der Veen

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00

    Large-scale urban development projects aim to create better places in underused or deteriorated areas. For their realization, cooperation between planning authorities and market parties is indispensable. This book focuses on the development agreements that these parties close. It is suitable for academics as well as practitioners. more...

  • Effective Practice in Spatial Planningby Janice Morphet

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Looking at the role of spatial planning in major change such as urban extensions or redevelopment, this book asks how it can also deliver at the local level. Detailing the new local governance within which spatial planning now operates, and identifying the requirements of successful delivery, this book provides an introduction to project management... more...

  • Decoding Theoryspeakby Enn Ots

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    The unique language used in architectural theory, in either speech or writing, can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students. Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to the specialized language of contemporary design for the next generation of thinkers, architects and design leaders. An essential pocket... more...